The three definitions of the Will of God:
1. Sovereign Decretive Will
The will by which God brings to pass whatsoever He decrees. This is hidden to us until it happens.
2. Preceptive Will, is God's revealed law or commandments,
Adjective of the nature of or expressing a precept; mandatory
giving instructions; instructive.
3. Disposition Will, God's attitude or disposition.
It reveals what is pleasing to Him.
Temptation to place religious practice over living for Christ
Religious practice: Compartmentalized, facade of depth, but really shallow. Candles, mantras, prayer positions. . . . . .
Living Sacrifice: Deep & Intrusive
Does God command us to be Baptized & Celebrate Communion?
Does God Command us to Fellowship, Worship, Discipleship, Evangelism & Ministry? YES!
Trust & Obey, It’s Awesome!
(Rom 15:13 NIV) - May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.